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New Pakistani ministers sworn in
Islamabad, March 31 (Xinhua) Pakistan's federal ministers were sworn in by President Pervez Musharraf at the presidential house Monday, marking the belated formation of the country's new cabinet.

Monday, March 31, 2008 2:55:00 PM

Pakistan's new PM will have to dodge many minefields (Commentary)
The charade of democracy is now complete in Pakistan with the selection of a Punjabi feudal politician with a suitable religiosity (his family runs a Sufi mausoleum in Sindh) and a prison term on unproven charges of corruption as the new prime minister.

Monday, March 31, 2008 9:40:45 AM

Pakistan's coalition government will last full term: partners
Raiwind (Lahore), March 30 (IANS) The major partners in Pakistan's ruling coalition Sunday reaffirmed they would stick together for the government to continue for five years, and said they would work for democracy and for the well being of the people.

Sunday, March 30, 2008 8:04:30 PM

The fading flavours of Pakistan's 'Little Hyderabad' (Feature)
Karachi, March 30 (IANS) Tailor Shafi Ahmed peers disdainfully from behind his glasses. Specialising in stitching sherwanis, the Karachi resident bemoans the loss of Hyderabadi culture that has meant fewer footfalls at his shop.

Sunday, March 30, 2008 11:41:28 AM

Pakistani PM extends talks offer to militants
Islamabad, March 29 (DPA) Pakistan's newly elected Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gillani Saturday called upon the pro-Taliban militants in the country's tribal areas to lay down arms and hold talks with the government.

Saturday, March 29, 2008 5:40:08 PM

Highlights of Pakistan PM's speech (To go with Army back in barracks, talk with militants: Pakistan's new agenda)
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Following are the highlights of Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani's speech after getting an unopposed vote of confidence from the National Assembly, the lower house of parliament.

Saturday, March 29, 2008 4:52:36 PM

Pakistan PM wants army back in barracks in two weeks
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) The army should return to the barracks in two weeks, Pakistan's new Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani said here Saturday, sending a strong message to the military to stay out of politics as ruling was 'the right of the people'.

Saturday, March 29, 2008 4:37:34 PM

Kashmiris' wishes paramount while resolving issue: Pakistan PM
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) Pakistan Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gillani said Saturday that his government wants the Kashmir issue to be resolved in accordance with UN resolutions and wishes of the Kashmiri people.

Saturday, March 29, 2008 2:34:09 PM

Army back in barracks, talks with militants: Pakistan's new agenda
Islamabad, March 29 (IANS) The army should return to barracks in a fortnight, militants should come forward for talks and the Kashmir issue should be resolved according to the wishes of the Kashmiris, Pakistan's new premier Yousaf Raza Gillani said here Saturday after getting a 'unanimous' vote of confidence from the National Assembly.

Saturday, March 29, 2008 2:32:32 PM

US seeks Pakistan's cooperation in fight against terrorism
Islamabad, March 29 (DPA) A senior US official said Friday that 'very dangerous people' were planning attacks along Pakistan's border with Afghanistan, but the US would respect the new government's stance on how to deal with them and the war against terror.

Saturday, March 29, 2008 12:45:20 AM

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